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Closed Cases ~ Samples of Transactions Brokered by Tynax

Although Tynax would like to be able to disclose details of these closed case transactions, confidentiality agreements prevent Tynax from providing the names of the parties or details of the patents and assets sold. Nevertheless, here are a selection of recent transactions brokered by Tynax:

Patent Licensing Partnership ~ Automotive

Tynax was engaged by the patent holder, a small automotive R&D company, to monetize a number of automotive patents. Tynax introduced a licensing team to the patent holder and negotiated a licensing arrangement that is likely to result in tens of millions of dollars of licensing revenues to be collected by the patent holder.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $300,000 ~ Security Cameras

Tynax was engaged by the trustee representing a small U.S. company in bankruptcy to market the company's patent assets which consisted of three patent families. Tynax brokered the sale of the patents to an overseas operating company.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $600,000 ~ Smartphone Technologies

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a large multinational corporation, to market a small number of patents covering inventions adopted in smartphones. Tynax brokered the sale of the patents to a patent pooling organization.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $525,000 ~ Memory Chips

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a large multinational corporation, to market a small number of memory chip patents. Tynax brokered the sale of the patents to a licensing company.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $525,000 ~ Memory Chips

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a large multinational corporation, to market a small number of memory chip patents. Tynax brokered the sale of the patents to a licensing company.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $225,000 ~ Online Publishing

Tynax was engaged by the buyer to source patents in the online publishing space. Tynax found the patent, held by an Asian operating company, and negotiated the purchase on behalf of a US patent pooling organization. Tynax liaised with an Asian intermediary to broker the sale and help the seller through the transaction process.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent License: $450,000+ ~ eCommerce

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a U.S. startup company, to broker the sale of a family of patents in the eCommerce space. The family was licensed to a U.S. patent pooling organization under an arrangement whereby $450,000 was paid up-front and future license revenues will likely be generated. Tynax partnered with a law firm and cobrokered the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $325,000+ ~ Smartphone

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. patent pooling organization, to search for high quality patents related to smartphone technologies. Representing the buyer, Tynax located a patent covering smartphone features commonly adopted in the industry and brokered the acquisition a smartphone-related patent from a Taiwanese corporation. Tynax was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $300,000 ~ Automotive

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a U.S. patent licensing company to broker the sale of a patent in the automotive space. The patent was sold to a U.S. licensing company under an arrangement involving an up-front payment of $300,000 plus a share of future license royalties.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $9,000,000 ~ Automotive

Representing the seller, Tynax brokered the sale of a portfolio of patents in the connected-vehicle space. The portfolio was sold in a series of somewhat complex transactions that required significant negotiation and deal structuring.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $1,000,000 ~ Internet

Tynax brokered the sale of a single patent in the Internet sector. The seller was a U.S. individual inventor and the patent was sold to a U.S. patent pooling organization. Tynax was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $700,000 ~ Video/Media

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a U.S. individual inventor, to broker the sale of a family of patents in the video-on-demand space. The family was sold to a U.S. patent pooling organization. Tynax was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $4,900,000 ~ Memory Chips

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a struggling U.S. startup company, to broker the sale of a portfolio of patents in the memory sector. The patents were sold to a U.S. licensing company. Tynax was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $500,000 ~ Networking

Tynax was engaged by the seller, a U.S. licensing, to broker the sale of a small family of patents in the wireless communications space. The patents were sold to a U.S. operating company. Tynax was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: substantial infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $525,000 ~ eCommerce

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of a small family of patents in the eCommerce space from a failed U.S. startup. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by a competitor of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $550,000 ~ Medical Imaging

Tynax was approached by an overseas broker that had been marketing medical imaging patents for some time. Tynax located a buyer and collaborated with the overseas broker to arrange and close patent sale to an Asian corporation. Tynax represented the seller in a cobrokering arrangement.

Status on possible infringement: infringement in the near future was anticipated.

Patent Sale: ¥25,000,000 ~ Image Processing

Tynax was engaged by a Japanese patent holder to sell a portfolio of image processing patents. Tynax brokered the sale of the patents to a U.S. licensing company that was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $125,000 ~ LED

Tynax was engaged by a U.S. engineering company to sell a single LED patent that was approaching expiration. Tynax brokered the sale of the patent to a U.S. licensing company.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $275,000 ~ Telecommunications

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of a small family of patents in the telecommunications space from a large U.S operating company. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by certain competitors of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $242,500 ~ Display

Tynax was approached by a broker looking to sell a small family of patents in the display/LED area. Tynax located a buyer and collaborated with the cobroker to arrange and close patent sale to an Taiwanese corporation. Tynax represented the seller in a cobrokering arrangement. Tynax and the cobroker represented the seller and the Taiwanese buyer was represented by a U.S. broker, so there were 3 brokers involved in this transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $120,000 ~ GPS Navigation

Tynax was engaged by a Japanese company to sell a singe patent in the GPS navigation space. Tynax brokered the sale to a European buyer represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $550,000 ~ Telecommunications

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of a small family of patents in the telecommunications space from a large U.S operating company in the telecommunications space. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by certain competitors of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $1,600,000 ~ Data Security

Tynax was approached by an overseas broker that had been marketing data security patents without success. Tynax located a buyer and brokered the sale to a U.S licensing company. Tynax represented the seller in a cobrokering arrangement with the overseas cobroker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $750,000 ~ Telecommunications

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of a small family of patents in the telecommunications space from a large U.S operating company in the personal computing space. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by certain competitors of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $200,000 ~ Client/Server Software

Tynax was engaged by a U.S. research organization to sell a family of patents in the Internet space. Tynax brokered the sale to a U.S licensing company. Tynax represented the seller and was the only broker involved in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $250,000 ~ Telecommunications

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of four US patents in the telecommunications space from a large U.S operating company in the telecommunications space. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by certain competitors of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $100,000 ~ Biometrics

Tynax was approached by a broker that had been marketing a biometric security patent without success. Tynax located a buyer and brokered the sale to a U.S licensing company. Tynax represented the seller in a cobrokering arrangement with the cobroker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Acquisition: $100,000 ~ Telecommunications

Tynax was engaged by the buyer, a U.S. operating company, to locate patents with certain characteristic and brokered the acquisition of a US patent in the telecommunications space from an independent inventor. Tynax represented the buyer and the seller there were no other brokers involved in this transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement by certain competitors of the buyer was suspected.

Patent Sale: $350,000 ~ Video Software

Tynax was engaged by a startup to sell two video software patents. Tynax brokered the sale to a U.S operating company. Tynax represented the seller and was the only broker in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $375,000 ~ Wireless Communications

Tynax was engaged by a Taiwanese company to sell a two U.S. patents with international counterparts. Tynax brokered the sale to a U.S licensing company. Tynax represented the seller and was the only broker in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $300,000 ~ MEMS

Tynax was engaged by a Japanese company to sell a small family of U.S. patents with international counterparts. Tynax brokered the sale to a U.S licensing company. Tynax represented the seller and was the only broker in the transaction.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.

Patent Sale: $150,000 ~ Flash Memory

Tynax was engaged by a failed Taiwanese startup company to sell a single U.S. patent. Tynax brokered the sale to a U.S operating company represented by another broker. Tynax represented the seller and the buyer was represented by another broker.

Status on possible infringement: infringement was suspected.